Heads were still spinning Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court’s Cunningham decision, with the legal community stuck in limbo — waiting for the Legislature to change California’s sentencing law, while facing a potential surge of old cases.

Many lawyers, including Linda Klee, the San Francisco district attorney’s chief of administration, accept the idea that the ruling must be applied retroactively because it was based on Sixth Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment rights.

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